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Schwab Brings RIA Voice to Congress

Barry Glassman joined Bernie Clark, the head of Schwab Advisor Services for the Investment Adviser Association’s (IAA) Lobbing Day last month.  Representing the Registered Investment Advisor (RIA) industry, they delivered the message to Congress that changes to the fiduciary standard and “harmonizing of rules” for RIAs and broker/dealers would create unnecessary burdens on fee-only advisors and…

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The Stakes Are High in the Fiduciary Standards Debate

On Tuesday, I was invited by Bernie Clark, the head of Schwab Advisor Services to meet with several members of Congress to discuss two of the most important issues facing Registered Investment Advisors (RIAs) – one that could potentially change the very meaning of the Fiduciary Standard. As an RIA and a fee-only advisory firm,…

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